Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 686868 in Canada


Text CONNECT to 686868 to reach a trained Crisis Responder.


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Text CONNECT to 686868 in Canada.

Follow these 3 easy steps to reach one of our Crisis Responders:

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Text CONNECT to 686868 from anywhere in Canada, any time, about any type of crisis.

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A live, trained Crisis Responder receives the text and lets you know that they are here to listen.

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The volunteer Crisis Responder will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Who We Are

Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone is a service partnership between Kids Help Phone and U.S.-based crisis line and technology pioneer Crisis Text Line, providing young people in Canada with the first ever, 24/7, free nationwide texting service.

Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis, connecting people in crisis to trained Crisis Responders.